Lost Egypt exhibit opens Saturday at Arizona science Center

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- The team at Arizona Science Center is putting the final touches on the center's newest featured exhibition, Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science.

Lost Egypt is an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts and guidance from real archaeologists, visitors will unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its culture and its people. The exhibition explores how mummies, artifacts and other material remains contribute to our scientific understanding of past cultures.

"From the pyramids to body preservation, there is a mystique and fascination with ancient Egypt that is unlike any other historic culture," said Chevy Humphrey, President and CEO of Arizona Science Center. "Visitors will be intrigued by the artifacts and the ways modern scientific advancements are uncovering new information about this era every day."

3TV's Heidi Goitia gave us a sneak peek at some of the artifacts, including a human mummy named Annie.

The exhibition will be open between May 31 and Sept. 1. Tickets are $26.95 (adult), $23.95 (senior) and $19.95 (child), which include general admission. Arizona Science Center members are able to enter for $8 (adult) and $6 (child).

For more information, check out www.azscience.org or call 602-716-2000.